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Police renew appeal for witnesses to Wisborough Green collision

15 Jan, 2018 13:58 News Witness Appeals

Police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses to a fatal collision at Newpound Common, near Wisborough Green.

A Mazda 3 and a Vauxhall Corsa collided on the B2133 at about 4.17pm on Wednesday (10 January), injuring five people, all from Pulborough.

A seven-month-old girl was taken to Worthing Hospital, where she sadly died later that evening.

A five-year-old boy was airlifted to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 27-year-old woman was also taken to St George’s Hospital with spinal and shoulder injuries, and has since been discharged. All three were passengers in the Mazda.

The driver, a 31-year-old man, remains at St George’s Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Corsa, a 36-year-old man, was taken to Worthing Hospital with serious chest injuries and has since been discharged.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened or who saw either of the vehicles in the area shortly before the collision to report it online or phone 101, quoting Operation Gilford.

Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who may have dash cam footage of either of the vehicles.

The road was closed until about 10pm while rescue, recovery and collision investigation work took place.


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